Sirma Altun is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey. She completed a M.Sc. degree in the same department with a thesis focusing on the political economy of transformation in China. Her research interests fall mainly in the field of Political Economy, especially the neoliberal transformation of the state-society relations since the 1980s. She am carrying out research assistantship in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at METU since December, 2011. Prior to that, she worked as a research assistant in the Department of International Relations at Yasar University, Izmir, Turkey between 2010 and 2011.
Phone: +90 5057784157
Web Page: http://www.padm.metu.edu.tr/sirma-altun
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